Indian on SOLO tour of Bhutan

Tripoto
26th Apr 2019
Day 1
I traveled from Delhi to Guwahati and took overnight train to reach New Aliporeduar. I reached Aliporeduar from New Aliporeduar by e-rickshaw and took train for Hasimara.
Day 2
Every travelers in their blog said that solo entry does not allowed in Bhutan for male but allowed for female. This made me surprise and I wanted to experience this without involvement of another person. I went to immigration office directly., They gave me entry without any questions.
Day 3
Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue in the mountains of Bhutan celebrating the 60th anniversary of fourth king Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The construction cost of Budda Dordenma is 100 million dollar. This place is only 6 km from Thimphu Town.
Thimphu is a capital city of Bhutan. There are may thing to know and see in this capital city. Thimphu and Pyongyang are only capital city in the world which does not have traffic signal. I traveled all tourist places in Thimphu by foot.
Simply Bhutan is a museum which have great tradition collections. It is very easy to know about Bhutanese culture in single place. You must visit this place if you are in Thimphu. It also has an restaurants who served traditional foods along with traditional dance performance.
Day 4
Dochula Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 3100 meters on the road from Thimphu to Punakha where 108 memorial Chortens have been built by Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk. I also covered Thimphu immegrition office for extension of permit and permission of Punakha, Haa Valley.
Punakha is the old capital of Bhutan. It is famous for its Dzong and longest suspension bridge of the Bhutan. Punakha is the winter capital of Bhutan.
Day 5
Chimi Lhakhang is a Buddhist monastery in Punakha near Lobesa. It is also known as a Temple of Fertility. The couple who has fertility problem visits this Temple. I also covered my journey from Punakha to Thimphu and Thimphu to Paro on shared cab in this video.
Paro is a beautiful valley in Bhutan. Paro has only international airport of Bhutan. There are many places to explore in Paro like Rinpung Dzong, Natonal museum of Bhutan. I also covered Pure Indian Restaurant, Cheap Hotel, Souvenir Shopping.
Day 6
Tiger's Nest is also know as Paro Taktsang and Taktsang Palphug Monastery. This monastery is located in the cliff-side of the upper Paro Valley.
Day 7
Chelela Pass is the highest motorable pass in Bhutan and 13000 feet above sea level. This pass connect the Haa and Paro valleys. I travelled Paro to Haa via Chalela Pass. It was most beautiful journey for me in Bhutan. The view from Chalela Pass was amazing.
This is my first hitchhiking experience. I did not get any shared vehicle for Chuzom or Phentsholing from Haa Valley. I tried hitchhiking. The frequency of vehicle in this route is very less. I hitchhiked from Haa to Jyenkana in car and from Jyenkana to Chuzom on truck.
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